Course: Business Administration Level 4

Study Level

Level 4


Great Yarmouth Campus


One Year



This course will provide you with understanding of the operations and structures of businesses and equip you with the skills required to succeed in employment or at university. Upon completion of this course you will have the knowledge and skills to take on the business world.

This BTEC Level 4 professional qualification is recognised by employers for its emphasis on developing practical skills alongside specialist knowledge and understanding of the industry or sector.

The course will allow you to gain specific and wider business-related knowledge to also allow progression in job roles across functional areas and sectors. You will develop the specific technical knowledge to underpin competence in current job roles. Including culture and ethics in a business, principles of quality management, communicating in a business, negotiation and influencing in the workplace, managing information and knowledge and the knowledge related to managing work activities to improve business performance and have existing skills recognised.

Modules that you may study include:

  • Business Administration Systems
  • Communicating in a Business
  • Managing Self Development
  • Culture and Ethics in a Business
  • Negotiation and Influencing in the Workplace
  • Principles of Quality Management
  • Principles of Operational Planning
  • Managing Information and Knowledge

This course is free to those that are under the age of 19 and allows you to progress directly into year two (Level 5) of our Business Management degree. If you are over the age of 19, you can apply for a Learner Loan to cover the cost of this course.


You will need to have either an A Level or Level 3 qualification in Business.

Mature applicants will demonstrate on the job experience and GCSEs (or equivalent).

The minimum age to apply for this course is 18 and you will need to attend a formal interview.



Upon successful completion of this course, you may progress on to our BA (Hons) Business Management with the University of Suffolk at East Coast College,  an apprenticeship or into employment.

Just some of the wide range of exciting career paths open to you include: Accountancy, Marketing Manager, Production Management, Business Development, Customer Relations, Human Resources or Logistics. Insurance Broker, General Manager, Estate Agent.